Evgeniya Sterlyagova was born in Petropavlovsk (Kazakhstan) in 1979, and grew up in Omsk. She is a graduated specialist in finance.
Studied at FotoDepartament (Saint-Petersburg) and The School of documentary and postdocumentary photography «DocDocDoc» (Saint-Petersburg). In 2012 she joined the Union of Photo Artists of Russia, twice became its fellowship-holder, and participated in residences of the Union. Her works have been featured in different exhibitions, among them are "Freedom: awareness" (MARS Center, Moscow, Russia), "Young art show 2013" (Slovakia), "Forms of space" (International architectural festival "Architecture", Moscow), "Non-production”, Уoungphotography-2017 (FotoDepartament foundation, St. Petersburg, Russia).
Collaborated with the Bulgakov Museum, some works are included in the museum's archive. Evgeniya works with identity issues, explores corporeality and consumption. Currently lives in Moscow.